District Profiles

How Gloucester County School District Doubled Adoption and Usage in Two Weeks

Gloucester County Schools in Virginia has been using SchoolFunds Online as their activity fee management software since 2015. In 2021, they added SchoolCash Online to ensure that they could continue to streamline and simplify their school activity fund management processes and payments.

In their inaugural year, they had limited adoption and usage by their parent/guardian community. So, for the 2022/2023 school year, they made driving SchoolCash Online adoption and usage a priority. By doing so, they saw a 120% increase in adoption and a 425% increase in usage in just two weeks.

We talked to Heather Lucas, Chief Financial Officer at Gloucester County Schools, to learn how they went about achieving this success.

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Vancouver School Board Leverages SchoolCash for Improved Reporting, Greater Productivity & Widespread Adoption of Online Payments

With its legacy accounting system approaching end of life, Vancouver School Board needed a new solution to manage activity funds across its 110 schools. After adopting the SchoolCash platform during the 2017/2018 school year, the Board realized major efficiencies through the solution’s automated capabilities and integrated online payments functionality. Within just two years of implementation, 82% of parents/guardians had adopted SchoolCash Online. In fact, the average adoption rate for the top 10 schools with the highest parent/guardian participation is near perfect: 99.7%.

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Alberta Catholic School Division Leverages SchoolCash Online to Drive Online Payments and Maximize Efficiency

With a vision of cashless schools in mind, St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Separate School Division – located in central Alberta – sought an online payment solution that would allow parents/guardians to pay for their school fees through a secure, web-based platform. The Division implemented SchoolCash Online across its 12 schools during the 2012/13 school year and its payment adoption rate has grown to an incredible 95%. With such a high adoption rate, the Division is now collecting over $1.2M in student activity funds online, accounting for close to 85% of all payment transactions.

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Vancouver School Board Leverages SchoolCash for Improved Reporting, Greater Productivity & Widespread Adoption of Online Payments

With its legacy accounting system approaching end of life, Vancouver School Board needed a new solution to manage activity funds across its 110 schools. After adopting the SchoolCash platform during the 2017/2018 school year, the Board realized major efficiencies through the solution’s automated capabilities and integrated online payments functionality. Within just two years of implementation, 82% of parents/guardians had adopted SchoolCash Online. In fact, the average adoption rate for the top 10 schools with the highest parent/guardian participation is near perfect: 99.7%.

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Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online Streamlines Lunch Program at Cobourg School

Burnham Public School decided to simplify its lunch program by adopting Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO) in November 2021. Now fully implemented, the full service, online ordering solution is benefitting the Cobourg, Ontario-based school by eliminating significant administrative effort. Furthermore, LBSCO has provided Burnham with an efficient means of collecting donations through each order, allowing the school to collect over $4,000 in just six months.

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Vancouver School Board Leverages SchoolCash for Improved Reporting, Greater Productivity & Widespread Adoption of Online Payments

With its legacy accounting system approaching end of life, Vancouver School Board needed a new solution to manage activity funds across its 110 schools. After adopting the SchoolCash platform during the 2017/2018 school year, the Board realized major efficiencies through the solution’s automated capabilities and integrated online payments functionality. Within just two years of implementation, 82% of parents/guardians had adopted SchoolCash Online. In fact, the average adoption rate for the top 10 schools with the highest parent/guardian participation is near perfect: 99.7%.

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Vancouver School Board Leverages SchoolCash for Improved Reporting, Greater Productivity & Widespread Adoption of Online Payments

With its legacy accounting system approaching end of life, Vancouver School Board needed a new solution to manage activity funds across its 110 schools. After adopting the SchoolCash platform during the 2017/2018 school year, the Board realized major efficiencies through the solution’s automated capabilities and integrated online payments functionality. Within just two years of implementation, 82% of parents/guardians had adopted SchoolCash Online. In fact, the average adoption rate for the top 10 schools with the highest parent/guardian participation is near perfect: 99.7%.

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Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online Streamlines Lunch Program at Cobourg School

Burnham Public School decided to simplify its lunch program by adopting Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO) in November 2021. Now fully implemented, the full service, online ordering solution is benefitting the Cobourg, Ontario-based school by eliminating significant administrative effort. Furthermore, LBSCO has provided Burnham with an efficient means of collecting donations through each order, allowing the school to collect over $4,000 in just six months.

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Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online Delivers Efficiencies for Parent Advisory Council at Cedarvale Community School 

Cedarvale Community School 

Frustrated with the manual effort required for its existing lunch program, Cedarvale Community School identified Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO) as the ideal solution to address its needs. Since then, LBSCO has eased the burden for parent volunteers by automating the majority of tasks and responsibilities. In addition to eliminating manual tasks, LBSCO has automated the fundraising component of the lunch program, allowing the school to raise an average of $565 a month.   

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Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online Delivers Efficiencies for Parent Advisory Council at Cedarvale Community School 

Cedarvale Community School 

Frustrated with the manual effort required for its existing lunch program, Cedarvale Community School identified Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO) as the ideal solution to address its needs. Since then, LBSCO has eased the burden for parent volunteers by automating the majority of tasks and responsibilities. In addition to eliminating manual tasks, LBSCO has automated the fundraising component of the lunch program, allowing the school to raise an average of $565 a month.   

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New Brunswick School District Leverages SchoolCash to Improve Activity Fund Management & Drive Contactless Payments

Anglophone West School District

Anglophone West School District implemented SchoolCash to reap the benefits of a comprehensive solution that integrates school-level accounting and management with online payments. With strategic marketing and outreach efforts in place, the District is now experiencing a great deal of success with a district-wide online payment adoption rate of 77%.

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New Brunswick School District Leverages SchoolCash to Improve Activity Fund Management & Drive Contactless Payments

Anglophone West School District

Anglophone West School District implemented SchoolCash to reap the benefits of a comprehensive solution that integrates school-level accounting and management with online payments. With strategic marketing and outreach efforts in place, the District is now experiencing a great deal of success with a district-wide online payment adoption rate of 77%.

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Randolph Township School District Reaps the Benefits of an Integrated Activity Fund Management Solution 

Randolph Township School District

Randolph Township School District adopted SchoolCash to automate paper-based processes and remove the burden of maintaining multiple systems. Now backed by a district-wide online payment adoption rate of 80%, the District is realizing further efficiencies from the seamless integration between online payments and school-level accounting.

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Randolph Township School District Reaps the Benefits of an Integrated Activity Fund Management Solution

Randolph Township School District

Randolph Township School District adopted SchoolCash to automate paper-based processes and remove the burden of maintaining multiple systems. Now backed by a district-wide online payment adoption rate of 80%, the District is realizing further efficiencies from the seamless integration between online payments and school-level accounting.

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SchoolCash Unlocks Efficiencies for Onslow County School District 

Onslow County School District

Growing demand from parents and guardians to pay student fees online inspired Onslow County School District to adopt SchoolCash in 2020. The District is now experiencing a great deal of early success with close to 50% of its schools achieving parent adoption rates of 60% or greater.

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SchoolCash Unlocks Efficiencies for Onslow County School District 

Onslow County School District

Growing demand from parents and guardians to pay student fees online inspired Onslow County School District to adopt SchoolCash in 2020. The District is now experiencing a great deal of early success with close to 50% of its schools achieving parent adoption rates of 60% or greater.  

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Toronto Catholic District School Board Leverages SchoolCash to Transition to Cashless Schools

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Fuelled by a vision of cashless schools, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) decided to automate its activity fund management system by implementing SchoolCash. The Board has made substantial progress toward its goal, collecting close to $15M in online transactions backed by a board-wide SchoolCash Online adoption rate of 60%.

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Toronto Catholic District School Board Leverages SchoolCash to Transition to Cashless Schools

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Fuelled by a vision of cashless schools, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) decided to automate its activity fund management system by implementing SchoolCash. The Board has made substantial progress toward its goal, collecting close to $15M in online transactions backed by a board-wide SchoolCash Online adoption rate of 60%.

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Queen of Heaven Elementary School Adopts Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online to Realize Efficiencies and Boost Fundraising Efforts

Halton Catholic District School Board

In 2017, Queen of Heaven Elementary School adopted Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO). Now fully implemented, Queen of Heaven is benefitting from a full service, online ordering solution that has allowed the school to eliminate significant administrative effort. Furthermore, LBSCO has provided Queen of Heaven with an efficient means of collecting donations through each order, allowing the school to collect over $37,000 in its first year of using the program.

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Queen of Heaven Elementary School Adopts Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online to Realize Efficiencies and Boost Fundraising Efforts

Halton Catholic District School Board

In 2017, Queen of Heaven Elementary School adopted Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online (LBSCO). Now fully implemented, Queen of Heaven is benefitting from a full service, online ordering solution that has allowed the school to eliminate significant administrative effort. Furthermore, LBSCO has provided Queen of Heaven with an efficient means of collecting donations through each order, allowing the school to collect over $37,000 in its first year of using the program.

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Klein Independent School District

Streamlining Activity Fund Management at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Seeking to realize administrative efficiencies and mitigate risks associated with cash handling tasks, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD adopted the SchoolCash platform to streamline its activity fund management. The District has seen promising adoption rates from parents paying for fees and activities online in a relatively short period, achieving an adoption rate of 56%—including 11 schools boasting rates of 90% or higher. Read the full story.

Streamlining Activity Fund Management at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Seeking to realize administrative efficiencies and mitigate risks associated with cash handling tasks, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD adopted the SchoolCash platform to streamline its activity fund management. The District has seen promising adoption rates from parents paying for fees and activities online in a relatively short period, achieving an adoption rate of 56%—including 11 schools boasting rates of 90% or higher. Read the full story.

Klein Independent School District

KEV Group Helps Ascension Parish School Board Streamline Activity Fund Management

Ascension Parish School Board

Frustrated with its previous online payment system, Ascension Parish School Board explored its options for a new system to better promote contactless payments. Based on the strength of its existing relationship with KEV, the Board decided to adopt KEV’s SchoolCash Online as its replacement online payment system. Once fully deployed, SchoolCash Online made an immediate impact with the Board collecting $1.3M in activity funds thanks to an impressive parent adoption rate of 68% accomplished in its first year using the platform. Read the full story.

Elevating SchoolCash Online Adoption at Halton Catholic District School Board 

Halton Catholic District School Board

As an early adopter of KEV products, Halton Catholic District School Board has long understood the benefits of an automated system for managing school activity funds. In 2014, the Board sought to achieve even greater accountability by implementing SchoolCash Online to collect and manage activity funds. Today, 92% of parents have adopted SchoolCash Online and the amount of annual SchoolCash transactions totals over $12M. Read the full story.

Klein Independent School District

Elevating SchoolCash Online Adoption at Halton Catholic District School Board 

Halton Catholic District School Board

As an early adopter of KEV products, Halton Catholic District School Board has long understood the benefits of an automated system for managing school activity funds. In 2014, the Board sought to achieve even greater accountability by implementing SchoolCash Online to collect and manage activity funds. Today, 92% of parents have adopted SchoolCash Online and the amount of annual SchoolCash transactions totals over $12M.
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Elevating SchoolCash Online Adoption at Halton Catholic District School Board 

Halton Catholic District School Board

As an early adopter of KEV products, Halton Catholic District School Board has long understood the benefits of an automated system for managing school activity funds. In 2014, the Board sought to achieve even greater accountability by implementing SchoolCash Online to collect and manage activity funds. Today, 92% of parents have adopted SchoolCash Online and the amount of annual SchoolCash transactions totals over $12M. Read the full story.

Klein Independent School District

Pittsylvania County Schools Adopts SchoolCash Management to Drive Better Decision-Making

Pittsylvania County Schools

Pittsylvania County Schools adopted SchoolCash Management to gain real-time visibility of activity fund information. This has allowed the District to derive the strategic insight needed to set benchmarks, establish best practices, and make better decisions.  
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Pittsylvania County Schools Adopts SchoolFunds Online to Drive Better Decision-Making

Pittsylvania County Schools

Pittsylvania County Schools adopted SchoolFunds Online to gain real-time visibility of activity fund information. This has allowed the District to derive the strategic insight needed to set benchmarks, establish best practices, and make better decisions.  
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Palm Beach County School

The School District of Palm Beach County Chooses SchoolCash to Automate School Activity Fund Management & Support Online Payments 

Palm Beach County School District

Looking to implement an online payment solution that operated consistently across its 180 schools, the School District of Palm Beach County adopted SchoolCash. Now fully implemented, the District is reaping the benefits of an automated system that provides real-time visibility and control over all activity fund management processes, including accounting, online payments, and tracking. Read the full story.

The School District of Palm Beach County Chooses SchoolCash to Automate School Activity Fund Management & Support Online Payments

Looking to implement an online payment solution that operated consistently across its 180 schools, the School District of Palm Beach County adopted SchoolCash. Now fully implemented, the District is reaping the benefits of an automated system that provides real-time visibility and control over all activity fund management processes, including accounting, online payments, and tracking. Read the full story.

Klein Independent School District

Metro Nashville Public Schools Expedites Activity Funds Processes and Improves Productivity with SchoolCash Management

Metro Nashville Public Schools

Hindered by manual, spreadsheet-driven processes, Metro Nashville Public Schools decided to automate its activity fund management using SchoolCash Management The adoption has allowed The District to realize operational efficiencies by streamlining workflows, reducing errors, and implementing stricter controls.
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Metro Nashville Public Schools Expedites Activity Funds Processes and Improves Productivity with SchoolFunds Online

Metro Nashville Public Schools

Hindered by manual, spreadsheet-driven processes, Metro Nashville Public Schools decided to automate its activity fund management using SchoolFunds Online. The adoption has allowed The District to realize operational efficiencies by streamlining workflows, reducing errors, and implementing stricter controls.
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Franklin

Franklin County Schools Improves Visibility with SchoolCash Management Upgrade

Franklin County Schools

After struggling with data visibility issues, Franklin County Schools upgraded to the cloud-based version of SchoolCash Management. Now the District is enjoying the benefits of an integrated, web-based system, resulting in greater accuracy, improved transparency, and more informed decision-making.
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Franklin County Schools Improves Visibility with SchoolFunds Online Upgrade

Franklin County Schools

After struggling with data visibility issues, Franklin County Schools upgraded to the cloud-based version of SchoolFunds Online. Now the District is enjoying the benefits of an integrated, web-based system, resulting in greater accuracy, improved transparency, and more informed decision-making.
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Klein Independent School District

Safeguarding Activity Funds and Driving Increased SchoolCash Adoption at Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools successfully launched an insurance plan for its student laptop program that collected funds using SchoolCash Online. The district-level initiative attracted 25,000 students, surpassing projections by 200% and caused Knox County’s SchoolCash adoption to jump 173%.
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Safeguarding Activity Funds and Driving Increased SchoolCash Adoption at Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools successfully launched an insurance plan for its student laptop program that collected funds using SchoolCash Online. The district-level initiative attracted 25,000 students, surpassing projections by 200% and caused Knox County’s SchoolCash adoption to jump 173%.
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Klein Independent School District

School District in Texas Improves Accountability and Productivity While Reducing Risk 

Klein Independent School District

Since 2007, Klein Independent School District in Texas has successfully leveraged SchoolCash to automate its school activity fund management processes and prevent fraud. A recent district mandate led to a 150% boost in SchoolCash use, helping to increase its parent adoption rate to 71%.
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School District in Texas Improves Accountability and Productivity While Reducing Risk 

Klein Independent School District

Since 2007, Klein Independent School District in Texas has successfully leveraged SchoolCash to automate its school activity fund management processes and prevent fraud. A recent district mandate led to a 150% boost in SchoolCash use, helping to increase its parent adoption rate to 71%.
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No Cash… No Problem | Anglophone East School District

Aubrey Kirkpatrick

Director of Finance and Administration

No Cash… No Problem

Anglophone East School District

The Anglophone East School District’s Director of Finance and Administration, Aubrey Kirkpatrick, recently took the time to discuss the impact the SchoolCash has had at his district. Using the system, the district recognized its goals of improving financial accountability, providing more security to parents, and maximizing educational time with students.
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No Cash… No Problem

Anglophone East School District

The Anglophone East School District’s Director of Finance and Administration, Aubrey Kirkpatrick, recently took the time to discuss the impact SchoolCash has had at his district. Using the system, the district recognized its goals of improving financial accountability, providing more security to parents, and maximizing educational time with students.
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Realizing Financial Sustainability with Online Payments | Northern School District

Realizing Financial Sustainability with Online Payments

Northern School District

The full financial benefit of implementing an online payments solution for school fees is often overlooked. When this school district decided to make their school fees available online, it was a top priority for them to implement a financially responsible solution. Using SchoolCash, the district recognized a more than 2x return on investment by increasing collections and reducing costs in ways they could have never imagined.
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Realizing Financial Sustainability with Online Payments

Northern School District

The full financial benefit of implementing an online payments solution for school fees is often overlooked. When this school district decided to make their school fees available online, it was a top priority for them to implement a financially responsible solution. Using SchoolCash, the district recognized a more than 2x return on investment by increasing collections and reducing costs in ways they could have never imagined.
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Reaching New Levels of Parent Participation | Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

Mary-Ellen Ducharme

Manager of Finance

Christine Mills

Business Analyst

Reaching New Levels of Parent Participation

Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

For years, the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board has been on the lookout for a way to make it easier for parents to pay for school fees. After realizing how the cash-driven process of collecting student fees within their schools made adhering to School Activity Fund policies difficult, the district knew it was time to begin collecting fees online. With its creative implementation strategy, the district saw the parent community embrace the initiative at an astonishing rate!
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Reaching New Levels of Parent Participation

Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

For years, the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board has been on the lookout for a way to make it easier for parents to pay for school fees. After realizing how the cash-driven process of collecting student fees within their schools made adhering to School Activity Fund policies difficult, the district knew it was time to begin collecting fees online. With its creative implementation strategy, the district saw the parent community embrace the initiative at an astonishing rate!
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